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According to Title 10, Chapter 50, §1454 of Vermont Statutes Annotated, it is illegal to transport zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), quagga mussels (Dreissena bugensis), all or part of an aquatic plant, or any other specified aquatic nuisance species to or from any Vermont surface water on the outside of a vehicle, boat, PWC, trailer, or other equipment.

  • Effective July 1, 2010, any person who violates this law may be subject to a fine of up to $1,000 per violation.
  • A law enforcement officer is not required to identify the specific aquatic nuisance species before citing you for violating the law.